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          CLASSIFICATION OF THYSANOPTERA

                    

 

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Insecta:  Paurometabola

THYSANOPTERA

  Suborder:  Terebrantia

    Adiheterothripidae Shumsher, 1946

    Aeolothripidae Uzel, 1895 (banded thrips &

         broad-winged thrips)

    Fauriellidae Priesner, 1949

    Hemithripidae Bagnall, 1923

    Heterothripidae Bagnall, 1912

    Jezzinothripidae Zur Strassen, 1973 (or with

         Merothripidae)

    Karataothripidae Sharov, 1972 (extinct)

    Melanthripidae Bagnall, 1913 (6 genera)

 

 

    Merothripidae Hood, 1914  (large-legged

          thrips )

    Scudderothripidae Zur Strassen, 1973 (or with

           Stenurothripidae)

    Stenurothripidae

    Thripidae Stevens, 1829 (common thrips)

    Triassothripidae Grimaldi & Shmakov, 2004

           (extinct)

    Uzelothripidae Hood, 1952

  Suborder Tubulifera

    Phlaeothripidae

 

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Details of Insect Taxonomic Groups

 

          Examples of beneficial species occur in almost every insect order, and considerable information on morphology and habits has been assembled.  Therefore, the principal groups of insect parasitoids and predators provide details that refer to the entire class Insecta.  These details are available at <taxnames.htm>.